A fundamental question for many people before choosing the right course is whether you should pursue a full language degree over an immersion study abroad course. For languages like Arabic the study abroad option is encouraged in terms of not only being able to grasp language at a quicker pace but also build a better understanding of the culture first hand. Whether you’re a student, professional with business interest in the region or looking for opportunities for a job change, this guide will help you decide the best place to learn Arabic abroad.

Have you ever wondered how diplomats become diplomats? What training and skills does it take to work as an international Foreign Service officer? These are just some of the questions many people think about when looking at a career as a Foreign Service officer, or working internationally.

For many English speakers, Arabic is one of the most difficult languages to learn. While there are certainly valid reasons for this perception, there are just as many valid reasons why learning Arabic isn’t as hard as some may think. We’ve highlighted below some common reasons for the difficulty in learning Arabic, and reasons why learning Arabic is more accessible than you think.

Portuguese language learning has gained momentum, especially after the Rio Olympics. The increased demand for Portuguese language has got many wondering what the professional and career benefits for learning Portuguese really are.

A recent publication from, NAFSA (Association of International Educators) highlighted many different motivations for studying Arabic overseas many choosing to boost their career opportunities and to gain a better cultural appreciation.